Vanity Poems | Examples of Vanity Poetry

Vanity Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of vanity poems. This list of poems for vanity is a great resource for examples of vanity poems and show how to write poems for vanity. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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Categories: humorous, irony, parody, perspective, vanity, youth,
Premium MemberHER TAKING A BOW
by Line Gauthier


She was still young, just a simple and irksome dilettante
Her airs of arrogance and misplaced confidence difficult to bear
She played the piano but without an...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, mirror, self, vanity, woman, world,
Blinded By Beauty
by Bernard Chan


                    so beautiful, she can’t see...

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Categories: discrimination, heartbroken, humanity, prejudice, vanity,
White
by Jeffrey Spencer
White

White is discrimination
As an idea, is retardation
I have tried to be patient
But we live in a world, of fools

White is merely one color
An adjective, for...

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Categories: age, anxiety, hurt, loneliness, vanity,
Premium MemberTHOUGHT YOU HAD IT ALL
by Line Gauthier


You were just another player
On the merry go round of life
You thought you had it all
Never thought the ride would stop
You never saw it coming
The...

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Categories: vanity,
Only Time Will Tell - Monoku5 Cliche
by Jeffrey Spencer
Only Time Will Tell

great sex won't out weigh, narcissist expectations ~ only time will tell


Cliché used: Only time will tell

Contest: Monoku 5 Cliche
Sponsor: Silent One
1/4/2017

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Categories: vanity,
Once I Obcessed
by Joe DiMino
Once I obcessed
over light and dark,
the litany of wrongs
and rights,
shades between
no straight could lean,
all my structures
needing upright--
all I’s dotted
all T’s crossed,
not a hair
out of place--
yet...

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Categories: bible, growth, humanity, sin, vanity, wisdom,
VAINGLORY
by Mia Pratt
(Based on Proverbs 16:18)

Pride is the devil's disease 
hate feeling more superior to others
hate of being puffed up by  
higher achievement and compliments
and other...

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Categories: vanity, wisdom,
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Categories: allegory, analogy, character, hilarious, vanity,
Show Pony
by Greg Gaul
You prance about when on display,
as you strut your mane flows each way.

You flash so proudly to show you're pretty,
but will your plan save our...

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Categories: vanity,
Pot Plant
by Sarah Tucker
I saw you there-
Wilting and thirsty,
And suddenly before me-
Was all my arrogance, my cruelty,
As you survive with outstretched leaves.
And whilst watering your soil-
I ask forgiveness-
For...

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Categories: vanity,
Premium MemberThe Devil's Game
by July Morning
you pick and choose
you buy and sell
you never lose
you live so well
your dying wish
was that you'd be
so bloody rich
then all would see
your name on high
above...

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Categories: celebrity, character, for her, vanity, women,
Gold Diggers and Secret Keepers The Genders
by Nick Trim
Girls and Ed Sheeran.
 " I ain't saying she a gold digger, I've never seen her with a fat ginger.
I know he's got talent, but...

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Categories: crazy, culture, humorous, satire, vanity, writing,
The League of Epic Poets
by David Welch
Yesterday I walked down the stairs
and found myself going within
the clubhouse of a league of folk,
who strive daily for excellence.
Our membership is rather rarefied
and reserved...

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Categories: vanity,
Fool's Poetry
by ADEOLA ADEMOLA

Failing to succeed, succeed in failing,
And the people,  they laugh and scorn
He just wanted to die
The blunt scorns of people numbed his brains,
And the...

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Categories: vanity,
Eyebrow Vanity
by cheryl hoffman
At times my eyebrows can be my own arch enemies



12-22-17...

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Categories: allegory, humanity, meaningful, social, vanity,
Silence Collector
by Adam Kinsley
The heart of Man is a collector of tragedy
Our souls deceive their own kin
Hamartia is our downfall
As we tumble, into Oblivion

The sons of Man coerce...

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Categories: vanity,
Dead Beat
by Abdul Kiawu
Face with enigma of reality
My heart beat fading in the 11th hour
Eroding love and hate as it lost meaning 

An elixir to turn the last...

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Categories: evil, hate, judgement, people, vanity,
Premium MemberI KNOW SOMETHING YOU DON'T
by Line Gauthier
Highly arrogant in your delusion
Dazed, I watch in disbelief
Bizarre human nature


Submitted for CONTEST NO.375 sponsored by BRIAN STRAND - December 14, 2017...

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Categories: angst, confusion, dark, depression, vanity,
A Writer's Spectacle
by Cameron Leslie
You tainted glass and filthy smut
Why is it that you're in this rut?

You write and write and still don't improve
So why do you say, "I'm...

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Categories: addiction, anxiety, desire, fashion, vanity,
Luxe
by Bernard Chan

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Categories: analogy, depression, mental illness, vanity,
Whole Holed-Hearts
by Akinsimoye Samuel Omoniyi
How lovely the smiles we wear,
While just for shots the smiles we wear;
Shinny teeth in chin-to-chin smiles,
App-cleaned faces, no pimple reveals…
I wish we were as...

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Categories: emotions, perspective, self, vanity,
Premium MemberSome People Think
by carl jent
Some write in poetry others put words to song.
Some people think I'm left, but I'm so far right I'm wrong.

Putting down words that rhyme making...

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Categories: adventure, growing up, identity, vanity,
Premium MemberDefying Gravity
by Robert Haigh



She drove her car half up the wall.
Against all odds it did not fall!
She said, "You either crash and burn,
Or find your wings!" In time...

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Categories: adventure, crazy, dance, fun, vanity, weather,
Premium MemberWaltz the Puddles
by Rhoda Tripp
Ballroom dances delight in rain,
While humdrum glances from windowpane.
Years passed, two scores plus some,
Destroy not, my childhood fun.
Amusement possesses nary a care.
Paltry peasants can don...

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Categories: vanity,
notitle:0002
by Iwould Prefernotto
Five hours straight
Through the night.
Fingers pitch black
In old moonlight.

Skim milky mountain waves,
Peak tree greetings.
Signal flare kite,
Dive right!

River willow window,
Coat rack recruit.
Red bedding pillow,
Plastic tomb salute.
...

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Categories: addiction, adventure, analogy, angst, vanity,
Premium MemberPhotostory Up in the Attic
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Categories: change, me, motivation, vanity, wisdom, youth,
You Get What You Tolerate
by Anastazia Lewis-Mitchell
I hate users, abusers, accusers.
I do not need them in my life.
I do not want them in my life. 
I do not need you in...

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Categories: vanity,
A burst of poetic thought
by Kenny Gwena
And it shall be that, time permitting
You shall take up these moments and place labels
On the thoughts behind the thoughts
And you, a creation from this...

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Categories: bullying, corruption, discrimination, evil, vanity,
Premium MemberYOU KNOW THE PEOPLE I MEAN
by Line Gauthier
They look through me
Never really see me
Their disdainful stare
Turns into a glare
Without a care
Offer their backs to me
Without a shred of decency
They choose to avoid...

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Categories: body, care, conflict, destiny, vanity,
AKUDAYA
by olorunleke olorode
what a wonder that strained my heart as you left us with no farewell.
our hearts were dazed as your body body lay down and you...

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Categories: beauty, crush, desire, funny vanity,
This Side of the Mirror
by Edward Schmitz
This Side of the Mirror 

I feel lost within the mirror’s eyes
Those charming narcissistic pools
As vast and blue as endless skies
Glittering like two polished jewels

As...

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Categories: vanity, words, writing,
Pride
by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic
Pride

Vanity is a 
luxury that is never
Given currency
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Categories: day, identity, imagery, imagination, vanity,
When the day ends
by Sitabz Garg
How could a poem
Or some jazzy song 
Tell the story of the day’s end.
How could a photograph capture 
All of those moments,
As if all those...

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Categories: anger, emotions, introspection, sometimes, vanity,
The beast in me
by Chris Peers
There's a barking beast in me,
that roars loudly when it breaks free,
and causes mayhem with devilish glee,
there's a beast in me,
that jumps from its unchained...

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Categories: vanity,
SHADOW OF VANITY
by ANIEMEKA NATHANIEL
What a curse of soul in shadow of vanity,
For what course of pain of no rest.

Oh! What an agonizing of soul
In reflection of death.

For tree...

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